The sentiment of justice is so natural, and so universally acquired by all mankind, that it seems to be independent of all law, all party, all religion.
Quote by Voltaire
The public is a ferocious beast; one must either chain it or flee from it.
Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us...
A long dispute means both parties are wrong
Every man is a creature of the age in which he lives; very few are...
It is better to risk saving a guilty man than to condemn an innocent one.
Originality is nothing by judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed one from another.
May God defend me from my friends; I can defend myself from my enemies.
God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves...
To the wicked, everything serves as pretext.
I advise you to go on living solely to enrage those who are paying your...
If there were no God, it would be necessary to invent him.
I keep to old books, for they teach me something; from the new I learn...
In every author let us distinguish the man from his works.
Tyrants have always some slight shade of virtue; they support the laws before destroying them
Common sense is not so common.
Men use thought only as authority for their injustice, and employ speech only to conceal...
Liberty guest amiable, Plants both elbows on the table
I die adoring God, loving my friends, not hating my enemies, and detesting superstition
Fail at love, and the other tests don't matter.
The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.